In the accompanying article she explains why she chose adoption and how becoming a single mum at the age of 46 has given her a new lease on life.
“It’s a huge change, but one I am so ready for,” she says.
Kristin invited Who magazine into her Los Angeles home, and the actress - who has followed the same path of adoption as SATC character Charlotte - says she has been surprised by her newfound love of motherhood.
“I love taking care of Gemma more than I ever could have imagined.”
Don't know about you but I am blissed out reading this story. A woman wanting to care for and raise a child. A child who needs love and a home. Perfection.
Also in this week's issue is a candid interview with singer Ricki-Lee Coulter, telling of her darkest days following the breakdown of her marriage in 2008.
With a new global deal with record company EMI and shedding 30kg (she is currently the weight-loss poster-girl for me) she is back and looking and feeling better than ever.
This week's issue of Who is onsale now until next Thursday.
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